Industrial British Columbia 1946

24/02/09 – Industrial British Columbia 1946: Canada’s magnificent new industrial empire, geared to efficient high quality production, backed by an adequate pool of skilled labor promotional catalogue. Designed and lithographed by The Sun Publishing Company Limited, Vancouver, B. C. Copyright May 15, 1947. Spiral bound 14″ x 10″ with 46 pages.  (more…)

Henning Koppel for B & G

13/10/08 – Pot with teak handle from Henning Koppel’s  Form 24 (aka. Koppel White) service (1962) for Bing & Grondahl.  More images//

Joe Colombo Boby Trolley

Boby Trolley24/06/08 – Joe Colombo “Boby Trolley” designed for B-Line, Italy (1968) . Injection molded ABS in 3 shelf/3 drawer variation. Salvaged from Vancouver’s Downtown East Side (DTES) a little worse for wear but still functional. More information//

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